Known as coffee land of Karnataka- Chikmagalur is a city in the Chikmagaluru district of Karnataka. It is renowned for its hill stations. The town enjoys a decent climate and established monuments of all religions.
The Chikmagalur hotels provide new modern facilities to the people so that each one of them can enjoy the holiday free of tension. Most of the hotels provide parking, wi-fi, spa, restaurant, room service, bar, business center, gym as well as swimming pool. The hotels fluctuate from five stars to the cheapest one. Therefore, there is always a substitute organized for you in Chikmagalur whether to make your holiday more lavish or easy on the pocket. You can travel via air, as the nearest airport to this town is the Mangalore airport. You can also travel by train or by own private automobile.
Best time to visit
Chikmagalur is a place that you can visit all through the year due to its wide-ranging fresh climate all the time. However, the excellent time to visit Chikmagalur would be September to May. October to April is ultimate for sightseeing, holiday travels and repose. June to September offers all the loveliness of the hill station and you can take pleasure in waterfalls during the rain.
Places to visit
There are many waterfalls, hill stations, temple towns in Chikmagalur. The kemangundi hill station is best for sun set view from the top of the hill. Kudremukh is another hill station rich in iron ore deposits. You should go for trying the local food of kudremukh. Next is the muthodi forest that is a fun and relaxing spot. You can go for fishing there. Baba Budan Mountains is a trekking site for the tourist and for the locals.
Kemangundi is a hill station, located 56 kms from town. It is named after the Mysore King, Krishnaraja Wodyer IV, who made it his favorite summer camp. Sringeri is a spiritual place where natural hostility did not exist. Take a picnic to Ayyanakere where fresh Water Lake set amidst seven hills. The Hanumana Gundi Falls- the waterfall has water falling on to Natural rock formations from a height of more than 100 feet (30 m). Amritapura is the Delicacy of touch, originality of design and fine features have made this temple one of the distinguished structures. Overlooking the Arabian Sea, the broad hills are chained to one another with deep valley & steep precipices of Kudremukh.